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In gynecology the main gynecological disorders, of interest to psychologists, dealt with by a gynaecologist are:
- Cancer and pre-cancerous diseases of the reproductive organs including ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, vagina, and vulva
- Menstrual disorders
- Amenorrhea (absent menstrual periods)
- Dysmenorrhoea (painful menstrual periods)
- Menorrhagia (heavy menstrual periods). This is a common indication for hysterectomy.
- Incontinence of urine.
There is some crossover in these areas. For example, a woman with incontinence may be referred to a urologist.
Less common conditions include: